Cemetery burial plot cost in Ohio: cheapest & most expensive options

The average price of a burial plot in Ohio is $2,919. This is based on an analysis of 1,173 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $11,300 and as low as $719. The Buckeye State has grave plots that are, on average, 18% cheaper than in other parts of the nation.

Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

When making arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.

Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in Ohio

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
New Carlisle, OH$719-75%
Arcadia, OH$1,170-60%
Huron, OH$1,189-59%
Waterville, OH$1,528-48%
Twinsburg, OH$1,651-43%
Westerville, OH$1,675-43%
Warren, OH$1,750-40%
Sylvania, OH$1,813-38%
Delaware, OH$1,817-38%
Brookville, OH$1,917-34%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in Ohio

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Cuyahoga Falls, OH$11,300287%
Bedford, OH$5,49988%
Hamilton, OH$5,00972%
Avon, OH$4,66860%
N Olmsted, OH$3,93335%
Marietta, OH$3,85032%
Brunswick, OH$3,82031%
Chesterland, OH$3,81831%
Mayfield Heights, OH$3,77029%
Ravenna, OH$3,75028%

Ohio: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Akron, OH$3,56222%
Arcadia, OH$1,170-60%
Avon, OH$4,66860%
Bedford Heights, OH$2,516-14%
Bedford, OH$5,49988%
Brookville, OH$1,917-34%
Brunswick, OH$3,82031%
Canal Winchester, OH$2,644-9%
Canton, OH$2,291-22%
Centerville, OH$2,425-17%
Centreville, OH$2,760-5%
Chesterland, OH$3,81831%
Cincinnati, OH$2,902-1%
Cleveland, OH$2,268-22%
Columbus, OH$2,866-2%
Cuyahoga Falls, OH$11,300287%
Dayton, OH$2,096-28%
Delaware, OH$1,817-38%
Galloway, OH$3,63424%
Hamilton, OH$5,00972%
Huron, OH$1,189-59%
Marietta, OH$3,85032%
Massillon, OH$2,467-15%
Mayfield Heights, OH$3,77029%
Mayfield Village, OH$2,065-29%
Milford, OH$2,826-3%
N Olmsted, OH$3,93335%
New Carlisle, OH$719-75%
Newark, OH$2,500-14%
North Olmsted, OH$2,668-9%
Peninsula, OH$2,9561%
Perrysburg, OH$2,218-24%
Ravenna, OH$3,75028%
Springfield, OH$3,29913%
Sylvania, OH$1,813-38%
Tipp City, OH$2,857-2%
Toledo, OH$2,393-18%
Twinsburg, OH$1,651-43%
Vienna, OH$2,760-5%
Warren, OH$1,750-40%
Waterville, OH$1,528-48%
Westerville, OH$1,675-43%
Wooster, OH$2,098-28%
Worthington, OH$2,745-6%
Xenia, OH$2,889-1%

Ohio: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 5 such cemeteries in Ohio. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Dayton National CemeteryOpen4400 West Third Street Dayton, OH 45428Phone: 937-268-2221
Ohio Western Reserve National CemeteryOpen10175 Rawiga Road Seville, OH 44273Phone: 330-335-3069
Camp Chase Confederate CemeteryClosed2900 Sullivant Avenue Columbus, OH 43204Phone: 937-268-2221
Confederate Stockade CemeteryClosedJohnson’s Island Sandusky, OH 44870Phone: 330-335-3069
Woodland Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed6901 Woodland Avenue Cleveland, OH 44104Phone: 330-335-3069

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

InstitutionAddressContact
Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery3416 Columbus Avenue Sandusky, OH 44870Richard Hatcher, Superintendent Phone: 419-625-2454 x200